Beeswax Lip Balm

Our beeswax lip balms are made with Organic coconut oil, organic sunflower oil, premium beeswax, water processed essential oils. That's it!

They are packed in CFC and chlorine free tubes.

I love bees and their gift of beeswax. Bees are mathematicians, calculating the magic of the universe. 

The worker bees (females) collect pollen all day, while the drones (males) keep the hive clean and operating smoothly for the queen. Premium beeswax is the extra wax that is delicately harvested, leaving the hive undisturbed. It is carefully and minimally processed to keep as much of its beneficial nutrients as possible. This includes leaving its natural, intoxicating honey perfume intact. You can always spot excellent beeswax by its brilliant yellow color and perfume. This is what we use for our lip balm at Ithaca Soap and LiXTiK Beeswax Lip Balm.

Pollen is the only protein source for the bees. They need this to make more baby bees. Without pollen, they can't replace themselves in their short 6 week life. It's all about the hive for bees. So very different than an individual mindset.

Beeswax does come in other colors:

  • Brown-ish wax is dirty with hive debris and excess waste, pictured to the right. It's kinda ugly.
  • Light yellow wax has been processed carelessly, retaining very little nutrients or benefits. 
  • White beeswax is dead with practically no nutritional value at all. 

Beeswax Lip Balm as hair conditioner

Read about how to use LiXTiK Beeswax Lip Balm as a great hair conditioner here. Great for all hair lengths.

The benefits of beeswax lip balm

LiXTiK Beeswax Lip Balm and LiX Lotion Stik are wonderfully hydrating for your skin and lips. 

  • Since 1999, we have been committed to working with small bee keepers, providing the highest quality beeswax lip balm and lotion stiks with the most health benefits. Lip care with conditioning beeswax, contains a naturally occurring SPF of 4.
  • LiXTiK Beeswax Lip Balm and LiX Lotion Stiks have an unlimited shellfire without the addition of synthetic preservatives. 
  • Contains anti-oxidant naturally occurring Vitamin E, certified organic coconut and certified organic sunflower (USA grown) oils, 100% pure natural essential oils.
  • One application lasts for hours. 
  • Lip Balm soothes and smoothes chapped lips. Lotion stik helps heal cracked, sore hands, rough heals and peeling foot bottoms, and dry facial skin.
  • Free from petroleum, limonene, parabens, alcohols, artificial and mineral colors, artificial fragrances, sodium laural and sodium laureth sulfates, antibiotics, palm oil in all forms, GMO's in all forms, soy, corn, wheat, canola, lanolin. Really, there's only 4 ingredients.

Join the Bee Hive

For 3 years, we had bee hives on our property. I totally loved them. They made the 5 acre field behind our house hum. When they made honey, the whole place was heavily perfumed. They made honey 2 times a season. Once with the Queen Anne's Lace, and again with goldenrod. The 2 had different perfumes and very different colored honey.

Occasionally they swarmed! One time, I was in the middle of dyeing some wool in the studio, which was in the greenhouse that summer. The greenhouse was between the hives and the house. 

I would time the dye bath cooking, and go between my office and the greenhouse. The day they swarmed, I came into the office from the greenhouse. By the time I went back out there were something like 3,000 bees in front to and inside the greenhouse. The swarm was 15 feet tall. It was magnificent!

My wool was cooking. If I didn't stir it and check the temp, the wool and natural plant dyes could easily be ruined. I ran around to the back of the house and put on my rain jacket, hood up, front zipped. Then I ran back to and into the greenhouse. As I stirred my wool and checked the temp., the bees buzzed and flew around. Only a few bounced into my jacket. 

When they swarm, usually it signifies that a new queen was born and she and her workers and drones are ready to move out. Only 1 queen to a hive. Paul, our beekeeper, was new at beekeeping and didn't have any extra hive boxes at our house. So the bees were discussing where to set up a new hive.

After many hours of discussion in that big buzzing mass of bees in front of my house, they flew away to a tree in my hedgerow.

Here is link a piece of wool art I created after the first time I witnessed a swarm. 

Have A Great Story About Your Favorite Soap & Lip balm?

Do you have an interesting, fun and fact filled Ithaca Soap and LiXTiK Beeswax Lip Balm story? Share it! You'll receive a 15% off coupon for your next purchase as a thank you gift.

It is a requirement that you be nice, respect others, and refrain from using profanity. This is a fun place to get on your personal soap box. Thanks for sharing.

[ ? ]

Upload 1-4 Pictures or Graphics (optional)[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

  •  submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)

What Other Visitors Have Said

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

Librarian 
I always enjoy reading your newsletter. Thanks for sharing all your tidbits, but especially for you and Andy working at creating the best products for …

Click here to write your own.

Instant Liquid Soap is the perfect stovetop cleaner. It's gentle on your hands while being tough on built up, caked on grease. Click here to read How to Clean your Greasy Stovetop using zero waste natural soap methods

  1. Tear open pouch at notch
  2. Fill pouch with water to top of label. Gently stir.
  3. Pour into a reused plastic bottle. Use.

The future starts now as you end single use plastic bottles. Click here

Sign me up now
for a 25% off coupon
ithacasoap.com 

Moisturize, hydrate, and nourish your lips with wonderfully luxurious

LiXTiK Beeswax Lip Balms.

Leave your lips moist and smooth for many hours. Soothes severely chapped lips.

Choose from 8 LiXTiK Beeswax flavors/scents. Ingredients: Organic coconut and sunflower oils, premium beeswax, 100% pure essential oils

Absolutely wonderful for attracting love

Choose from Lavender, Peppermint, Clementine, Apple, Rosemary, Clove Spice, Vanilla, Unscented (naturally beeswax sweet)

Our wonderfully luxurious beeswax lip balms leave lips moist and smooth for many hours. Not at all greasy. Great for severely chapped lips.

  • Since 1999, LiXTiK is committed to working with small bee keepers, providing the highest quality wax with the most health benefits. Lip care with conditioning beeswax, contains a naturally occurring SPF of 4.
  • LiXTiK Beeswax Lip Balm has an unlimited shellfire without the addition of synthetic preservatives. 
  • Contains anti-oxidant naturally occurring Vitamin E, certified organic coconut and certified organic sunflower (USA grown) oils, 100% pure natural essential oils.
  • One application lasts for hours. 
  • Soothes and smoothes chapped lips
  • Free from petroleum, limonene, parabens, alcohols, artificial and mineral colors, artificial fragrances, sodium laural and sodium laureth sulfates, antibiotics, palm oil in all forms, GMO's in all forms, soy, corn, wheat, canola, lanolin. Really, there's only 4 ingredients.

Ingredients: Organic coconut and organic sunflower oils, bees wax, 100% pure essential oils. That's it!

Our lip balm tubes are USA made free from cfc's and bleach. All labels and boxes are manufactured in NYS, and the boxes are pre-consumer recycled waste. Located minutes from Ithaca, NY, LiXTiK Lip Balm is operated by 17CS, Ltd. , which is a family run business.

Get some LiXTiK Lip Balm today

Sign me up now
for a 25% off coupon
ithacasoap.com 

Your coupon code will be in the subscription confirmation e mail. The coupon is valid with any purchase.

Get industry news, sales, & specials, before everyone else when you subscribe below

Instant Liquid Soap

Just Add Water

ILS Story Board fullMake Liquid Soap at home. Save your hands from harmful dish washing soaps and liquids. Get some here.

Instant Liquid Soap is liquid soap, sold in a paper bag.  The soap is sold dry. The end user adds water to turn it into true liquid Castile soap. This saves ship weight, space, and the environment. Water stays where it belongs.

This creation is patented and available for private label and license. Let's work together.

Contact us to discuss your options.

Visit The Ithaca Farmers Market. Booth 6

THINK

How much soap money does a shower cost you?

Let's say you spend $6.00 on a bar of soap and it lasts for 7 days of showers. That's $.84 per shower. 

For your next bar of soap, you spend $8.50. That seems like a lot of money, except it lasts for 8 weeks or 56 showers. That's $.15 cents per shower. F.Y.I.: One bar lasts me and Andy 6 weeks of daily showers - 84 showers.

Good soap is cost effective. More

Main Street Farm

Eat, shop, small, local.

Main Street Farm

36 Main Street 

Livingston Manor, NY 12758

traveling? check our locations page